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Kanshengel, Southern Trans-Balkhash area. Almaty oblast.


2017-09-16| Askar Isabekov
duration 4 часа
weather солнечно
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# species number comment

1Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)1

2Common Teal (Anas crecca)7

3Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)1

4Crested Honey-Buzzard (Pernis ptilorhynchus)1

5Black Kite (Milvus migrans)2

6Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus)1

7Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)1

8Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

9Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus)2

10Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)1

11Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo)1

12Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni)5

13Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)1

14Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)3

15Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)3

16Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)2

17Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)3

18Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)2

19Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)?

20Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)3

21Little Stint (Calidris minuta)20

22Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii)10

23Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)1

24Black-Bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)200

25Pallas's Sandgrouse (Syrrhaptes paradoxus)50

26Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

27Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)3

28Oriental Turtle Dove (Streptopelia orientalis)6

29Eurasian Roller (Coracias garrulus)2

30Hoopoe (Upupa epops)2

31Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)20

32Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)10

33Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)20

34Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)200

35White-winged Lark (Melanocorypha leucoptera)10

36Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)30

37White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)30

38Masked Wagtail (Motacilla personata)10

39Isabelline Shrike (Lanius isabellinus)2

40Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)20

41Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus)5

42Common Mynah (Acridotheres tristis)20

43Black-Billed Magpie (Pica pica)5

44Rook (Corvus frugilegus)20

45Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)2

46Hume's Warbler (Phylloscopus humei)5

47Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)2

48Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)2

49Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti)1

50Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)5

51Eurasian Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)1самка

52Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)1самец

53Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)2

54House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

55Corn Bunting (Emberiza calandra)15

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rare birds records


Solitary Snipe (Gallinago solitaria)

© Qanatbek Kenzhegulov
2022-11-27

A rare wintering species in the western part of Kazakhstan. In the Mangistau region, it has been recorded three times before. At the Tushchibek spring A.P. Moiseev caught a female on February 6, 1967 (Karpov, Kovshar, 2011), one bird was encountered on a stream near the Khangababa mosque on November 13, 2007 (Belyalov, 2008), at the non-freezing stream in the Tamshaly tract - one bird on February 2, 2014 (Belyalov, 2014).


Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus)

© Natalia Melnikova
2022-10-20
Shetpe

The second record of the Red-flanked Bluetail in the west of Kazakhstan, the first for the Mangistau region. Before that, it was noted by Andrey Kovalenko on October 12, 2017 on the artificial island of Kairan in the northeastern Caspian (see birds.kz gallery).


Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis)

© Viktor Kolesnikov
2022-10-05
VKO

Rare entry into East Kazakhstan region from main flyways.


Shikra (Accipiter badius)

© Andrey Kovalenko
2022-06-22
Atyrau.

The northernmost nesting record in the Caspian region. Prior to this, since 2015, the Shikra has been found nesting in the Mangistau region of Aktau (see the birds.kz gallery), on April 22, 2019, one bird was photographed north of Aktau - in the city of Fort Shevchenko (A. Kydyr, birds.kz ).

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